Crab Fishermen Brave Danger To Catch Profit As Delayed Dungeness Season OpensThe commercial Dungeness crab season finally kicked off Sunday and, while local fishermen have been waiting to get back out to sea, this year’s season opener is not for the faint of heart.
California Commercial Crab Season Ends Early to Protect Migrating WhalesCalifornia's commercial Dungeness crab season is closing Monday, three months earlier than in past years, to protect whales and other marine life from nets and fishing gear.
Bay Area Crab Season to Start Thursday; Domoic Acid Levels Delay North Coast SeasonThe opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season has been delayed until at least Dec. 1 in the waters north of Bodega Bay to the Sonoma/Mendocino county line because of elevated levels of domoic acid; the commercial fishery south of this area will open as scheduled Thursday.
Gov. Brown Signs Law To Protect Whales From Crab TrapsGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation meant to reduce the surging number of whales getting caught in crabbing gear.
'Deadliest Catch' Spinoff To Focus On Dungeness Crab Fishing In OregonThe new series, called "Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove," is set to premiere next fall and will focus on families involved in the Dungeness crab fishing industry in Newport, Oregon.
Oregon, Washington Follow California's Lead And Delay Crab Season Due To ToxinOregon and Washington have joined California in delaying the start of their commercial crab seasons after dangerous toxin levels were found in the crabs.
Bay Area Crab Season Gets Off To Impressive StartThe boats are lining up along Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco with full loads of Dungeness crab, as the crab season is off to a strong start.
Crab Fisherman Injured In Accident Off Bodega BayAn Oregon man crab fishing off the coast of Bodega Bay lost the tips of two of his fingers Friday morning when his right hand got caught in a crab block, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Bay Area Fishermen, Foodies Eye Crab Season OpeningIt's the news Bay Area crab lovers were waiting for. Crab season is about to get crackin'.